Tag Archives: Atlantic Salmon

Could aquaculture industry save rural Newfoundland?

According to Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans MHA Al Hawkins there is a bright future for young people in this industry over the coming years.If you are unsure what aquaculture is a quick Google search will tell you it is the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation of aquatic plants for food. In Newfoundland particularly the interest… Read More »

Namgis First Nation & Albion Farms and Fisheries – Kuterra land Based Salmon Farm

This is a short video about an amazing Land Based Contained Salmon Farm located  at Alert Bay, B.C., on Cormorant Island, adjacent to north Vancouver Island. The ‘Namgis First Nation is proving that environmental protection and salmon production can go hand-in-hand with their low-impact, land-based Atlantic salmon facility. Their slogan “Protecting the environment, improving farming” certainly… Read More »

In Canada, salmon farmers building social license with First Nations | The Advocate

In Canada, salmon farmers building social license with First Nations   The ties between the aquaculture industry in British Columbia and the First Nations communities on whose traditional territories those operations are located haven’t always been strong. But over the past decade-and-a-half, many of those relationships have improved, and when they have, they have often… Read More »

Aquaculture – Moving Into The Future

Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans and plants, is the world’s fastest growing food production sector and produces more than 50% of the global seafood supply. The global aquaculture industry, currently valued at over $144 billion, has consistently grown in terms of volume, increasing at an average of 8% annually in the… Read More »